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Forum: Commuting 04-12-16, 04:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By JOHNinIL
Look at Niagra Cycle Origin8 Stash Bar II...

Look at Niagra Cycle Origin8 Stash Bar II Handlebar, 25.4 x 450mm, Silver (http://www.niagaracycle.com/categories/origin8-stash-bar-ii-handlebar-25-4-x-450mm-silver)
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-30-16, 06:49 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,454
Posted By JOHNinIL
What color are you going with for saddle and bar...

What color are you going with for saddle and bar tape? Looks great.
Forum: Commuting 03-29-16, 04:21 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 24,143
Posted By JOHNinIL
Found not one but two 13mm wrench within 20 ft of...

Found not one but two 13mm wrench within 20 ft of each other. Would have preferred a 15mm but oh well, took them both.
Forum: Commuting 08-15-15, 08:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,194
Posted By JOHNinIL
I've got a pair of Mirko's and love them. They...

I've got a pair of Mirko's and love them. They replaced a four year-old pair of Van's which were just disappointing. The Mirko's are great for riding and walking around, very comfortable. The...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-15-15, 06:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By JOHNinIL
Braze or weld

Hello. What's the proper repair method to reattach the drop out to the chain stay, braze or weld? Thanks, John
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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-05-15, 09:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,812
Posted By JOHNinIL
Look at changing your gearing. Read over this...

Look at changing your gearing. Read over this thread "http://www.bikeforums.net/singlespeed-fixed-gear/716371-uncle-sixty-s-gearing-primer-newbs.html" to understand gearing and get an idea where to...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-09-15, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2,849
Views: 267,660
Posted By JOHNinIL
My 2015 build, still have things to do, year is...

My 2015 build, still have things to do, year is still new.
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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-08-15, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By JOHNinIL
Check out these resources: 1. Petrifying...

Check out these resources:
1. Petrifying Springs Mountain Bike Trail in Kenosha, Wisconsin || SINGLETRACKS.COM (http://www.singletracks.com/bike-trails/pets.html)
2....
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-06-15, 02:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,601
Posted By JOHNinIL
@SentinelAeon...

@SentinelAeon (http://www.bikeforums.net/member.php?u=395037) Are you experiencing any shifting issue to the smallest cog or crashing into the spokes on the largest, or random shifts, etc?
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-26-14, 02:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,837
Posted By JOHNinIL
Single speeds are great. What i like is how the...

Single speeds are great. What i like is how the workout varies with the terrain you ride. Unlike with a geared bike where one has many ratios to choose to make riding easier. I've done plenty of...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-24-14, 09:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 988
Posted By JOHNinIL
Use loctite red- only removable with a blow torch.

Use loctite red- only removable with a blow torch.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-23-14, 03:06 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,497
Posted By JOHNinIL
Great looking bike. I also have a Sprite,...

Great looking bike. I also have a Sprite, here's a picture of her. http://www.bikeforums.net/singlespeed-fixed-gear/286515-showoff-your-townies-47.html#post16870478



Also you don't really...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-23-14, 02:41 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,459
Posted By JOHNinIL
I carry a small adjustable wrench, tire, levers,...

I carry a small adjustable wrench, tire, levers, and pump.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 09-22-14, 08:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 911
Posted By JOHNinIL
Loved it. Thanks for sharing.

Loved it. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-17-14, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,495
Posted By JOHNinIL
I agree minimum necessary. Go to a rigid fork,...

I agree minimum necessary. Go to a rigid fork, they are all over eBay. Replace cables, pads, chain. Lube the bb, hs. Call it a day.

I've got a 97 Ricon with about 6000 miles. Its received...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 09-05-14, 11:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 772
Posted By JOHNinIL
Read over this article from the man Frame...

Read over this article from the man Frame Materials for the Touring Cyclist (http://sheldonbrown.com/frame-materials.html)
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 09-04-14, 09:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 772
Posted By JOHNinIL
Eight inches - you have nothing to worry about

Eight inches - you have nothing to worry about
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 09-04-14, 09:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 887
Posted By JOHNinIL
I learned how to spin right. I started on...

I learned how to spin right. I started on geared. Went single for awhile. Now bounce between the two and I'vennoticed I'm faster on the geared bike than I used to be.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-18-14, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 562
Posted By JOHNinIL
Regarding the larger size of the patch. I just...

Regarding the larger size of the patch. I just cut it smaller to fit my particular tube, never had an issue.

Regarding the casting lines, don't worry too much. Just scuff the tube before...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-10-14, 09:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,504
Posted By JOHNinIL
I'd add mini pump to your checklist. I have more...

I'd add mini pump to your checklist. I have more bikes than pumps and I'll move them around, sometimes i forget to put it back on the bike I took it from.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-26-14, 07:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,035
Posted By JOHNinIL
Led lights which attach to the spokes.

Led lights which attach to the spokes.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-21-14, 06:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,402
Posted By JOHNinIL
Cold cereal

Cold cereal
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-14-14, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By JOHNinIL
What does the label on the top tube say? I can't...

What does the label on the top tube say? I can't read it.

How many speeds?

Where is the serial number located?

Any other stickers you can post?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-12-14, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 583
Posted By JOHNinIL
Nice looking Sprite, I've got the same bike. ...

Nice looking Sprite, I've got the same bike. Made a couple swaps, but stock drive train. http://www.bikeforums.net/singlespeed-fixed-gear/286515-showoff-your-townies-47.html#post16870478
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-03-14, 11:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,033
Posted By JOHNinIL
75 GI and road tires. My vote is going with the...

75 GI and road tires. My vote is going with the road bike.
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